James Randerson

UCI’s highly cited researchers, as determined by Clarivate, are (from left, top row) Amir AghaKouchak, James S. Bullock, Steven J. Davis and Candice Odgers; (middle row) Greg J. Duncan, Susan M. O’Brien, James T. Randerson, Sai-Hong Ignatius Ou and Nosratola D. Vaziri; (bottom row) Xiaoqing Pan, Vojislav Stamenkovic, Julian F. Thayer and Huolin Xin.

13 UCI faculty members make prestigious list of highly cited researchers

Clarivate designation includes those who have ‘demonstrated significant and broad influence in their field’

UCI study: California’s trees are dying, and might not be coming back

Wildfires and climbing temperatures have caused a 6.7 percent decline since 1985

Deforestation drives climate change that harms remaining forest

UCI researchers reconsider carbon storage with improved climate models, satellite data

Fires in the Sierra Nevada likely to grow in frequency

UCI study links rising temperatures to higher blaze risk

Climate change is driving plant die-offs in Southern California, UCI study finds

Loss of vegetation cover is most stark in desert ecosystems already on edge of habitability

UCI researchers: carbon in Earth’s soil older than previously thought

Analyzing radiocarbon dating on a massive database of soil samples from around the world, University of California, Irvine researchers have determined that globally, the average age of the carbon in the ground is about 5,000 years old. In a study published today in Nature Geoscience, a team led by Zheng Shi, UCI postdoctoral scholar in […]

Shane Coffield, UCI grad student in Earth System Science

Taming wildfires

UCI-created AI tool for predicting blaze size proves successful in Alaska; team now focuses on California

UCI team uses machine learning to help tell which wildfires will burn out of control

New technique could help authorities conduct triage in multiple-blaze scenarios

UCI scientists project northward expansion of Valley fever by end of 21st century

Climate change expected to accelerate spread of sometimes-fatal fungal infection

UCI and Singapore researchers find source of 2015 Southeast Asia smoke cloud

Burning of peatlands in Borneo and Sumatra created severe air pollution in region